Birds Are Not More Important Than Cats

Birds are not more important than cats

Libby Watson writing on coins a term which I like: birdheads. It’s a derivation of ‘petrolheads’ (car lovers) and it is very apt. It applies to ornithologists and people such as Jonathan Franzen, an American novelist and essayist, who … please continue reading

The book “Cat Wars” advocates extermination of free-ranging cats from the landscape

The full title of the book published by Princeton University Press is: Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer. The authors are Dr Peter P Marra, head of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, and Chris Santella, a freelance … please continue reading

Australia: introduction of Mynah birds by the authorities damages bird populations and more

Feral Mynah bird Australia

This is a comment from Pippa Mealings who lives in Australia. It is a very fair-minded and sensible comment based on fact not supposition which all of the misguided estimates by the authorities are when they describe how domestic and feral … please continue reading

US company wants to fund the neutering of domestic cats

In the USA, Brightsource, a solar thermal technology company involved in the high profile $2.2 billion Ivanpah plant in the Mojave desert in California proposes paying $1.8 million towards programs that neuter domestic cats. I presume they are referring to … please continue reading

Domestic Cats Do Not Decimate Bird Populations

by Michael Photo copyright Stockxpert Some time ago I wrote a short article on the subject of false or unsubstantiated statements made by individuals who claimed that the domestic cat and feral cat were decimating the birds of Great Britain … please continue reading